‘Skinniest home’ is on sale for $1.three million
A home billed as “presumably the skinniest home in London” is up on the market for £950,000 ($1.three million).
Simply six toes broad and protecting 1,034 sq. toes, the five-story property was as soon as a hat store, in accordance with actual property agent Winkworth, which is advertising and marketing it.
The home was initially transformed by photographer Juergen Teller. Credit score: Winkworth
The 2-bedroom home in Shepherd’s Bush, west London, was initially transformed by trend photographer Juergen Teller, in accordance with an announcement from Winkworth, and options an unique Artwork Deco bathtub tub and an Aga cooker.
“It is quirky and charming and nice for entertaining and can attraction to somebody who feels there may be extra to life than two up, two down,” mentioned David Myers, the Winkworth agent dealing with the sale. “It began life as a hat store, was transformed by a trend photographer — the final word designer home.”
The basement degree has a kitchen, a eating room and double-height glass doorways resulting in a patio backyard, whereas the primary flooring contains a reception room. Head up the spiral staircase to the second flooring, the place you’ll discover a examine, a bed room and a roof terrace. The third flooring is house to a rest room, a dressing room and a bathe room. On the very high of the home is the principle bed room.
It’s unfold over 5 flooring. Credit score: Winkworth
“The inside design has the bespoke strategy of a luxurious yacht, benefiting from small areas,” in accordance with Winkworth.
The thin home could also be one thing of an oddity in London, however terribly slender homes have lengthy been a fixture in international locations the place land is taxed by width, comparable to Vietnam and the Netherlands, and Japan has established itself as a pioneer within the area.
And whereas a price ticket of $1.three million means this itemizing is way from reasonably priced, tiny homes are more and more well-liked as architects reply to excessive dwelling prices, rising city density and larger curiosity in downsizing and simplifying our lives.